The Golden Pyramid is art installation conceived in collaboration by artist Lex Gjurasic and the creative minds behind DIRT at the MSA Annex. The temporary exhibition presented by the MSA Annex and sponsored by MOCA Tucson, as part of the Artist Spotlight runs August 30- September 25 in the courtyard of the MSA Annex, 267 South Avenida del Covento, Tucson, AZ. Opening with a special event reception during the Summer Night Market on Friday, August 30, 6-10pm.
The Golden Pyramid, a gleaming structure will erupt from the earth a dazzling and potent symbol of summer and global connection. The installation invites interaction with visitors through golden nuggets hidden around the MSA Annex. When a nugget is found and posted to social media using the hashtag #GoldenPyramidAnnex, participants will receive 10% off their next purchase at DIRT.
The Golden Pyramid blends Gjurasic’s artistic vision with DIRT’s goal of “Mystical exploration that blends physical objects and spiritual services of will; honing the divine.”
DIRT is owned by Alan Dickson and Taylor Garcia Dickson, which resides at the MSA Annex since moving from Marfa, TX in 2018. DIRT offers handcrafted and nature inspired wares and spiritually based services. More at dirtshop.rocks.
Lex Gjurasic is an artist living in Tucson originally from Seattle, WA. She has exhibited her art nationally for over 20 years, most notably in the exhibition KOKESHI: Folk Art to Art Toy at the Japanese American National Museum in Los Angeles, CA. In 2017 her video as part of the Joanie4Jackie Chain Letter became part of the permanent collection of the Getty Institute as part of Miranda July’s archive. Much beloved in the Tucson community she was a finalist for Best Visual Artist in the Tucson Weekly in 2018. More at lexgjurasic.com.